diminishverb [I or T]uk us /dɪˈmɪn.ɪʃ/
- Later on in life the sex drive tends to diminish.
- Rising unemployment has diminished the bargaining power of people with jobs.
- The inaccuracy of the missiles greatly diminishes their effectiveness.
- Her popularity as a singer has diminished since the glory days of the 1980s.
- Fresh snow meant that our chances of reaching the summit slowly diminished.